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Books: Uzun Kulak Lamb and the felt carpet

On 26-28 September master classes on the production of Kyrgyz felt carpets - Shyrdaks and Ala-kiyiz were held in Bishkek as part of a joint project of the European Union and UNESCO Almaty.

The main goal of the event was to raise awareness among a wide audience, especially youth and children, about the rich culture and variety of traditional handicraft knowledge and skills of the Kyrgyz people associated with the culture of felt carpet production.